27 Jun 2022

Arthroderma cuniculi (Anamorph: Chrysosporium species)

A rapidly growing fungus that produces a yellowish colony with a yellow to brown reverse, within fourteen days, when incubated at 25oC (77oF). It is found worldwide and is frequently isolated from soil, animal hair, reptile scales, and bird feathers. Rarely a human or animal pathogen causing dermatophytoses (ringworm).